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First Quarter 2017 – Forklift Industry Report

Global Economic Snapshot and Forklift Industry Summary The first quarter of 2017 was marked with soaring stock markets, global political turbulence, and in the case of the forklift industry: continued growth. Since this time last year, 57 thousand new trucks have been sold, marking a 19.4% increase globally. The Asia-Pacific market has led the surge […]

2nd Quarter 2016 Forklift Industry Report

Second Quarter 2016 – Forklift Industry Report

Economy Snapshot and Forklift Market Although the Brits decided being in the European Union wasn’t as fun as it used to be, the New York Stock Exchange still rose 2.64% from the first of April to the end of June this year.  And the price per barrel of Brent Crude Oil went up 28.5% in […]

Two Jungheinrich Lift Trucks Win IFOY Award

At the beginning of the annual CeMAT intralogistics and supply chain conference in Hanover Germay, the International Forklift Truck of the Year Awards are handed out for the best performing, most innovative, safest, and best looking forklift trucks and intralogistics solutions in the industry. Of the 13 lift trucks and solutions that reached the finals, […]

First Quarter 2016 Forklift Industry Report

First Quarter 2016 – Forklift Industry Report

Although the SP500 declined 10% in January this year (the worst start to a calendar year ever), the index ended the quarter up 1.49%. And the Bureau of Economic Analysis put real GDP up 1.4% in the fourth quarter. It seems as oil went so did stocks. The chart below shows a very similar path […]

2015 Year in Review – Forklift Industry Report

You can read the full report with all of our special interest stories included here: 2015 Annual Forklift Industry Report Overall Lift Truck Market In 2015 the global lift truck market grew less than 1% to just under 1.1 million units. Growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa markets was 6%, with the majority of […]

Jungheinrich Making Big Moves!

As sellers of used forklifts, yard spotters, and other material handling equipment, it is always important to keep an eye on what manufacturers are doing with new equipment.  For years Crown has been considered the premier brand for electric narrow aisle forklifts.  However, in the past year or so, we have seen Jungheinrich make some big […]

Forklift Industry Report – Q3 2015

Industry Overview and Economic Data Order intake for industrial trucks dropped like a stone in Eastern Europe, Central and South America, and in Asia, excluding Japan. North America and Western Europe saw the only increases compared to the third quarter last year, and are really the only regions with increased industrial truck orders through 2015 […]

Q2 2015- Forklift Industry Report

US industrial production fell at an annual rate of 1.4% during the second quarter of 2015. Although manufacturing output for June remained unchanged overall, a 3.7% dip in the output of motor vehicles and parts was recorded. The Federal Reserve states the sustained output was largely due to rises in other indexes including mining and […]


Lithium-Ion Forklift Batteries Developed By Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich, the German-based manufacturer of lift trucks and warehouse systems, will introduce their latest lithium-ion batteries that are meant for use in large battery-powered platform trucks and horizontal (or low level) order pickers. The lithium-ion batteries can be charged in 1.5 hours, which Jungheinrich equates to 30 minutes of charging per shift.  The battery can […]